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Fighting Rising Tides, Coastal Towns Turn To Humble Oysters To Save Their Land And Their Culture
Pam Radtke Russell
How restaurants' old oyster shells are helping to save Louisiana's sacred tribal lands.
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How Bad Are Disposable Razors For The Environment?
Plastic razors are a regular part of so many people's grooming routines. But are they just as bad for the planet as plastic straws?
House And Senate Reach $19 Billion Deal On Disaster Aid, Senators Say
The bill has President Donald Trump's support, senators from both parties said.
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Zoo Forced To Euthanize Flamingo After Child Hits It With Rock
A spokesman for the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, said it is working with the kid's family to "move forward."
This Island ‘Unspoilt Paradise' Is Littered With 400 Million Pieces Of Plastic
Researchers found mountains of toothbrushes and flip-flops among 524,000 pounds of plastic junk on Australia's remote Cocos Islands.
Interior Chief Can’t Shake Comment About Not Losing Sleep Over Climate Change
David Bernhardt’s apathy about the global crisis has become fuel for Democrats, including a few running for president.
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Lawsuits Against Pig Farms Are So Successful That These States Want To Stop Them
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At least nine states have enacted or considered a “right to farm” this year.
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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Faces An Uphill Battle With Climate Hawks
The 2020 Democratic hopeful says he’s serious about fighting climate change. Progressives worry he’d take a “middle ground” approach.
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Why I Believe We’ll Achieve A Circular Economy
Managing Editor, Sustainable Brands
It's not all about the packaging, but it's a very good start.
Remembering Doris Day
Hollywood legend and animal activist Doris Day has died at the age of 97.
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Bald Eagle Stars In One Of The Best Wildlife Photos You'll Ever See
The symmetrical image is a soaring example of beauty, chance and timing in nature.
Oysters: The Little Shell That Could
Here’s how oysters are helping to save the planet one shuck at a time.
Supreme Court Sides With Native American Hunter As Neil Gorsuch Joins Liberal Justices
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
An 1868 treaty between the Crow Tribe and U.S. government remains in effect, the high court ruled.
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A Shocking Amount Of Plastic Is Burned Every Second: Report
Throwing plastic trash into open fires releases chemicals that are highly toxic to humans.
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Dozens Of Starved Gray Whales Are Washing Up All Along The West Coast
"Is this the harbinger of things to come?” one ecologist asked.
Jay Inslee Calls For Accepting ‘Historic Levels’ Of Refugees Amid Climate Crisis
Alexander C. Kaufman
The Democratic presidential candidate said fighting far-right anti-immigrant fervor is “the same battle America has always fought.”
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How America Is Sabotaging The Global War On Plastic Waste
Most nations have banded together to tackle the crisis, but the U.S. keeps undermining their efforts.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Change Deniers
The Environmental Protection Agency is being run by several climate change skeptics — including Andrew Wheeler, the current head of the organization.
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Trump Administration Renews Controversial Wilderness Mine Leases For Ivanka's Landlord
Environmentalists fear the risky operation by a subsidiary of the Chilean mining company Antofagasta will destroy public lands in Minnesota.
How Postwar Advertisements Got Us Hooked On Single-Use Plastics
Since World War II, mass-produced items like plastic cups and plates have been targeted toward average consumers. Now, we’re hooked on them.
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Plastics Aren’t Just Polluting — They’re Making Climate Change Worse
But it's not too late to act, according to a new report.
Jay Inslee Unveils $9 Trillion Climate Jobs Plan To Cut Emissions And Bolster Unions
Alexander C. Kaufman
The 15,000-word document includes proposals to rapidly decarbonize, create 8 million jobs and revitalize the labor movement by repealing right-to-work laws.
How Postwar Ads Got Us Hooked On 'Disposable' Single-Use Plastic
After World War II, brands encouraged a throwaway culture that's now drowning the world in trash.
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Acting FAA Chief Says Boeing Could Soon Submit Software Fix For 737 Max Planes
By David Shepardson, Reuters
Boeing has been working on an update for its aircrafts after two 737 Max planes crashed in recent months, killing all on board.
Interior Chief On Soaring Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: 'I Haven’t Lost Any Sleep’
David Bernhardt oversees some 500 million acres of federal land -- one-fifth of the United States.
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Should Tribal Nations Use Treaties To Hold The Feds Accountable For Climate Change?
By Anna V. Smith, High Country News
U.S. courts rarely favor environmental protections as a right — except when it comes to tribes expressing their treaty rights.
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